WOOOO!!! We're so excited for Purple Hatter's Ball over here at 1904 Music Hall that we couldn't help but take part in all the fun. We've lined up a great evening of music for May 8th to help you ease into those party pants that we know you'll be wearing all weekend at Suwannee!
Purple Hatter's Ball has always been a family event for the staff here at 1904 and to participate we're going to keep it funky May 8th with Roosevelt Collier Trio & Chroma! We love our festival pre parties as it provides a time for everyone to make those last minute plans and get into the mindset of the weekend!
To put the icing on the cake we'll be raffling off a FREE ticket to Purple Hatter's Ball!! All those who buy PRE-SALE tickets online via the ticket link below will be entered to win. We'll announce the winner at the show!!
- Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 day of show
- Doors at 8pm Show at 9pm
*****Roosevelt Collier Trio*****
Soft-spoken by nature, south Florida-bred Roosevelt Collier does his hollering on the steel guitar. Seated front and center, the "sacred steel" frontman with the Lee Boys leaves an indelible mark on listeners, flooring audiences with his lightning-fast slide work. A regular "Artist at Large" with festivals like Bear Creek, Jam Cruise and the upcoming the Purple Hatters Ball, the sit-in virtuoso has built a reputation for collaborating with some of the industry's most respected artists of all genres, from the Allman Brothers to Umphrey McGee, Del McCoury Band to Dumpstaphunk. His new side-project, the Roosevelt Collier Trio, features Mofro drummer Anthony Cole and Shak Nasti bassist Matt Lapham -- a powerhouse rhythm section, creating a filthy groove for Roosevelt's slide to sing like James Brown and shred like Jimi Hendrix. No matter the context, when this new trio takes the stage, the ear-to-ear grins can’t help but be contagious.
The Roosevelt Collier Trio
Roosevelt shreds solo
Roosevelt & New Mastersounds @ Bear Creek
Roosevelt & Heavy Pets
Roosevelt & Soulive @ Bear Creek
Roosevelt Collier's 2011-2013 collaborations include: Allman Brothers, ALO, Anders Osborne, Bobby Lee Rodgers, Break Science, Col. Bruce Hampton, Dead Kenny G's, Del McCoury Band, Dumpstaphunk, Elvin Bishop, Funky Meters w/Bernie Worrell of Parliament Funkadelic, Galactic, George Porter Jr. & the Runnin' Pardners, Gov't Mule, Greensky Bluegrass, Heavy Pets, Hot Buttered Rum, Ike Stubblefield, JJ Grey & Mofro, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Leftover Salmon, Lettuce, Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood, Michael Franti & Spearhad, Moe., New Mastersounds, North Mississippi Allstars, Papadosio, Perpetual Groove, Railroad Earth, Shameka Copeland, Soulive, Tab Benoit, Tea Leaf Green, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Toubab Krewe, Warren Haynes Band, Wood Brothers, Yonder Mountain String Band, Zach Deputy.
If you haven't heard of Chroma and you live in Jacksonville you've been living under a rock. As a brand Chroma has been live for over 10 years, but it is only the beginning for the powerhouse quartet we see today. These guys hold their roots in melodic song writing and progressive, psychedelic rock while gracefully stepping into the realms of funk, dance, bluegrass, barbershop, and classical music. The new combination of drummer Alex Hayward, bassist Stan Piper, guitarist Paul Miller & keys crusher Ricky Alessi has been creating these memorizing, energetic, unique and playful moments during live shows that is capturing the attention of audiences around the southeast festival and club scene.
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